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New cybercrimes deserve tougher punishments, lawmaker says

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted  Feb 11th - 5:18pm

A state legislator wants Utah to take on a wave of emerging cybercrime with tougher laws for making false police reports or harassing people using electronic devices.

Einstein's right again: Scientists detect ripples in gravity

Seth Borenstein, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 11th - 3:02pm

It was just a tiny, almost imperceptible "chirp," but it simultaneously opened humanity's ears to the music of the cosmos and proved Einstein right again.

Fitbit helps man discover wife's pregnancy

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Feb 11th - 12:48pm

We already know that Fitbit can track one's physical activity, but recently, it also served as an obscure pregnancy test.

7 useful solar gadgets for your home

Brooke Nally, Contributor  |  Posted  Feb 11th - 11:40am

You'd never believe the crazy cool solar gadgets you can integrate into your everyday life!

Hundreds of new galaxies discovered using radio waves

Devon Dewey  |  Posted  Feb 10th - 8:33pm

Scientists have discovered hundreds of new galaxies using radio waves.

Utah team's firearm suppressor works like a 'jet engine in reverse'

Natalie Crofts  |  Posted  Feb 10th - 7:22pm

A Utah team is challenging the 110-year reign of baffle suppression technology in firearms. A video introducing the new technology quickly gained traction online, garnering more than 1 million views so far.

Mars: Take a 360 degree video tour of its surface

Tiffany AP for CNN  |  Posted  Feb 9th - 8:16pm

This may be as close as you'll ever come to living out sci-fi film "The Martian".

Students learn with flight simulator, hands-on experiements at STEM Fest

Carrie Rogers-Whitehead, Contributor  |  Posted  Feb 9th - 11:15am

Jonathan, along with over 18,000 other middle and high school students, participated in the three-day event that started Feb. 2.

How and when will we get to a Zika vaccine?

Jen Christensen, CNN  |  Posted  Feb 9th - 10:01am

President Barack Obama is asking Congress for $1.8 billion in emergency funding that would in part fund an expedited effort to develop a Zika vaccine, but even with presidential power and funding, a vaccine could still be awhile.

An icky new hero: Roach-like robots may help in disasters

Seth Borenstein, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 8th - 8:08pm

When buildings collapse in future disasters, the hero helping rescue trapped people may be a robotic cockroach.

Local mom creates medical tracking app after son's miraculous heart transplant

Clint Betts, Contributor  |  Posted  Feb 8th - 11:29am

When Tammy Bowers was told her son, Landen, wouldn't live to see his first birthday, she didn't give up hope.

Pluto has 'floating hills,' NASA says

Jareen Imam, CNN  |  Posted  Feb 7th - 10:54am

Pluto's icy wonderland keeps mystifying scientists.

Apple now accepting your banged-up iPhone

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 6th - 3:29pm

Apple for the first time is accepting banged up iPhones as a trade-in from those wanting to upgrade.

370 mph 'bullet' fueled by batteries

Henry Young for CNN  |  Posted  Feb 6th - 11:15am

Speed freaks have been flocking to Utah's Bonneville Salt Flats for more than a century.

Importance of storytelling captured in RootsTech general session

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Feb 5th - 7:22pm

Three engaging storytellers addressed RootsTech attendees Friday as they told their touching success stories.

4 innovative companies win thousands of dollars at RootsTech

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Feb 5th - 3:52pm

Monetary awards adding up to $100,000 were on the line for six innovative competitors at this year's RootsTech conference.

9 Utah companies offering amazing ski day benefits

Cosette Jarrett, Contributor  |  Posted  Feb 5th - 11:30am

If you live and work in Utah, chances are you know the pain of clocking in to work on a prime ski day. Fortunately, the tech sphere is full of awesome ski perks. Check out these nine Utah companies that are leading the way in employee ski benefits.

Should scientists be allowed to change DNA to prevent genetic disease?

Daphne Chen  |  Posted  Feb 3rd - 8:08pm

A major bioethics panel, charged by the Food and Drug Administration with weighing the ethics of a DNA manipulation technique that would create so-called "three-person babies," has released its recommendations.

3 new tech devices to keep family safe, healthy

Natalie Crofts  |  Posted  Feb 3rd - 7:01pm

A list that includes a sock that monitor's a baby's breathing, a hub that helps senior citizens live on their own and a lightbulb that doubles as a security camera.

Genetic tests at RootsTech predict if people will have cancer

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Feb 3rd - 3:53pm

Alabama-based company Kailos Genetics is attending RootsTech and can help educate participants about the future of their health based on their family's past.